Milwaukee Bucks name McCarthy CEO


The Milwaukee Bucks announced Wednesday that former St. Louis Blues executive Mike McCarthy has been named the team's CEO.

“Mike is one of the most successful and respected sports executives in the world, and he’s proven time and again that he has the vision, expertise and innovative spirit to build highly successful businesses across the sports and entertainment landscape,” Bucks President Peter Feigin said in a statement.

McCarthy had previously advised the Bucks on broadcast-related issues, and has spent the bulk of his career in broadcast media, including a lengthy run at MSG Network, and a three-year stint with The Legacy Agency, where he represented broadcast talent.